Adherencia al Tratamiento y Razones para vivir en Pacientes con ECNT durante el COVID-19 - Treatment adherence and Reasons for Living in Patients with CNCD during COVID-19

Angela Gissette Caro Delgado, Yury Estefania Perdomo Jurado

Affiliation: Universidad Politecnico Grancolombiano, Bogot√°, Colombia

Keywords: Adherence to treatment, chronic non-communicable diseases, confinement, COVID-19

Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Life Sciences

DOI: 10.17160/josha.8.4.772

Languages: Spanish, Castilian

The COVID-19 pandemic has modified the routines of people with Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD), who, due to their health condition, may suffer changes in their habits and their adherence to treatment may be affected. OBJECTIVE: To identify the level of adherence to treatment and the reasons for living of people with NCDs in the midst of COVID-19 confinement. METHOD: descriptive quantitative study. A digital questionnaire was used based on the Morisky Green tests, the Reasons for Living Inventory and the Bonilla and De Reales Test. Ninety-six people participated. RESULTS: participants have enough and multiple reasons to live, present moderate risk of adherence to non-pharmacological treatment, low and medium levels of pharmacological adherence. CONCLUSIONS: Social factors associated with COVID-19 and NCD do not constitute a risk factor for suicidal ideation, but for non-adherence to treatment.

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